Many Americans see January 1 as the traditional time for making resolutions. But in reality, 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail. People are coming off of an exhausting, demanding holiday period, and probably need rest more than they need to dive in on rigorous resolutions. Instead, consider the traditional start of the academic year as a good time to set goals. Here are five reasons why:
What is the role of education in goal achievement? When we think about big goals, they usually involve a major change. If your goal centers on leveling up in your work or switching careers entirely, a degree can help make it possible. With Strayer University operating on quarters, the fall is the perfect time to talk with a counselor, student services coach, or admissions officer. They can help you design a plan that will fit school into your schedule, so that by winter quarter, you’ll be learning what you need to accomplish your goals.
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